Re: [tied] personal names

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 14656
Date: 2002-08-28

I think <caiso-> = *gaiso- (= Gmc. gaiza-) 'spear', cf. Gaiseric the Vandal.
Not sure about <lugn->. Perhaps 'bent, crooked' (cf. Gmc. *lukka-, ON personal name Lokki).
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From: guto rhys
Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2002 12:29 PM
Subject: [tied] personal names

'lugn' and 'caiso' are the only elements of which I don't remember the etymology. Perhaps someone could help me.